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Trump Abruptly Fires Defense Secretary After Election Loss
November 10, 2020

Trump Abruptly Fires Defense Secretary After Election Loss

By Steven Stashwick
Mark Esper was fired through a tweet after all the major media networks agreed that Joe Biden will be the next president of the United States.
How Will the Biden Presidency Impact US-Philippines Security Relations?
November 10, 2020

How Will the Biden Presidency Impact US-Philippines Security Relations?

By Mico Galang
The new administration will take office at a crucial time for the U.S.-Philippines alliance.

Alleging Currency Manipulation, US Slaps Duties on Vietnamese Vehicle Tires
November 06, 2020

Alleging Currency Manipulation, US Slaps Duties on Vietnamese Vehicle Tires

By Sebastian Strangio
While relatively minor, the duty runs counter to the administration's assiduous attempts to build a regional coalition to stand up to China.

As World Watches Messy US Presidential Election, Washington Exits the Paris Agreement
November 05, 2020

As World Watches Messy US Presidential Election, Washington Exits the Paris Agreement

By Catherine Putz
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has said he favors signing the U.S. back up to the Paris Agreement.

What Lies Ahead for US Foreign Policy After the Elections?
November 04, 2020

What Lies Ahead for US Foreign Policy After the Elections?

By Abhijnan Rej
The close race indicates lasting shifts in American politics which will spill over to U.S. international engagements.
US-China Rivalry: Who Will Prevail?
November 03, 2020

US-China Rivalry: Who Will Prevail?

By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Ambassador Alfredo Toro Hardy.

To Compete With China, the US Needs to Drop ‘America First’
November 02, 2020

To Compete With China, the US Needs to Drop ‘America First’

By Troy Stangarone
If the United States is to engage in a long-term great power competition with China, it will need to decouple from the Trump administration’s “America First” agenda.
Can Pompeo’s Visit to Sri Lanka Offset China’s Influence?
October 31, 2020

Can Pompeo’s Visit to Sri Lanka Offset China’s Influence?

By Patrick Mendis and Dominique Reichenbach
The U.S. secretary of state had little success in swaying the Rajapaksa administration away from its pro-China bent.

Pompeo Concludes Anti-China Tour in Vietnam
October 30, 2020

Pompeo Concludes Anti-China Tour in Vietnam

By Sebastian Strangio
Despite progress in some areas, Pompeo has struggled to sell his administration's stridently anti-China policy.

What Will Vietnam Look for From the Next U.S. Administration?
October 30, 2020

What Will Vietnam Look for From the Next U.S. Administration?

By Hanh Nguyen
Vietnam hopes for more nuanced, multidimensional U.S. engagement as it seeks to enhance its strategic autonomy.

How Should the US Respond to China’s New Five-Year Plan?
October 30, 2020

How Should the US Respond to China’s New Five-Year Plan?

By Emily Jin and Coby Goldberg
As the CCP doubles down on technological “self-reliance,” it’s time to refresh American economic statecraft.
Secretary Pompeo’s Visit to Hanoi: What To Expect
October 29, 2020

Secretary Pompeo’s Visit to Hanoi: What To Expect

By Le Hong Hiep
The last-minute stop in Vietnam is designed to consolidate recent strategic gains as both nations stare down a more assertive China.

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